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UPDATE: Council sets special meeting for city administrator search
Voyageur's Park gets a redo
July Fourth preparations lack only volunteers
Carlton County Court Report: May 3, 2017
Cloquet's Bender signs letter of intent with Bulldogs
Eskomos earn fourth at state
Carlton concludes special season on the diamond
Esko, South Ridge eliminated in section playoffs
'Jacks show purple pride at state track meet
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Nora Elizabeth Doble
Karl Friedrich Loosen
Gregory Allen Dahl
Deacon Terence "Terry" F. Twomey
Stewart "Dugan" James Nephew
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To the Editor: School district needs to save money
All-Night Grad Party is a huge success
Vote 'no' on Carlton referendum
To the Editor: Input encouraged at public meetings on Line 3 Replacement Project
Three boys on the beach
Wright-Cromwell News June 8 2017
Hitting the sauce
Wright-Cromwell News June 1, 2017
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
It's a summer for the ages at the Encore
Minnesota State Fair announces new foods for 2017
Nothing is impossible if you work toward achieving it
Let kids play with their food? Sure, sometimes!
Esko student learns leadership in Africa
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Palmer Kathryn MacDonald
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Northland Nature: Toad Time Begins in Mid May
Northland couple offer a helping hand for ducks
Part II: Two important Minnesota natives call Kettle River home
Part 1: The Kettle River watershed is scenic, wild and unique
NORTHLAND NATURE: Pine siskins join other finches at the feeder
December 3, 2013
Duluth, Two Harbors, Hermantown, Proctor schools closed Tuesday
All Duluth public, private, parochial and charter schools are closed Tuesday, Dec. 3, because of the heavy snow falling in the Northland. The Lake Superior school district, which includes Two Harbors and Silver Bay, also is closed today, along with Proctor schools, Hermantown schools...
December 3, 2013 - 5:23am
May 30, 2013
Eh? That's a lot of food
Northland residents contributed almost 130,000 pounds of food during the 21st annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, the United Way of Greater Duluth tells us. The exact amount collected by area postal carriers and volunteers in Cloquet, Duluth, Hermantown, Proctor, Silver Bay, Superior...
May 30, 2013 - 12:00am
March 6, 2013
Carlton tops Silver Bay
Carlton 69, Silver Bay 61 The Bulldogs (11-13) grabbed a 13-point halftime lead and hung on to top the Mariners (1-19) in their Section 7A game Tuesday in Carlton. Erik Adams and Lane Empson paced Carlton with 19 and 18 points, respectively, while Silver Bay's Kyle Blood led all...
March 6, 2013 - 12:00am
February 5, 2013
Fond du Lac Ojibwe's Williamson scores 27 in win over Silver Bay
Fond du Lac Ojibwe 87, Silver Bay 46 Davonte Williamson scored a game-high 27 points and Trevontae Brown tallied 26 -- including five 3-pointers -- Monday to pace the Ogichida past the host Mariners. Kyle Blood led Silver Bay with 23 points.
February 5, 2013 - 12:00am
September 29, 2012
Prep football roundup: Greyhounds drop heartbreaker on last-second TD pass
Big Lake quarterback Tyler Halverson hit wide receiver Connor Johnson on a 9-yard touchdown pass with no time left on the clock to defeat host Duluth East 41-36 in a Mississippi 8 Conference game Friday night at Ordean Stadium. The Hornets (1-4 overall, 1-3 conference) faced a fourth-and-9...
September 29, 2012 - 11:00am
July 24, 2012
Northland may see heavy rain overnight; flash flood watch for North Shore
Heavy rain is in the forecast for much of the Northland overnight into Wednesday, and a flash flood watch has been issued for the North Shore. The National Weather Service reports that rainfall of 2 to 4 inches is possible in some locations along the North Shore from Two Harbors...
July 24, 2012 - 7:51pm
July 12, 2012
3 sopranos to perform in Carlton
Three sopranos who have been involved in Lyric Opera of the North productions will perform an outdoor concert at a historic house in Carlton. "Red, White & Loon: A Three Sopranos Event" is at 7 p.m. today at the Scott House in Carlton. Tickets are $15 at the door. If it rains, the...
July 12, 2012 - 12:00am
June 3, 2012
There's a new stop for North Shore treats
Six days a week, Lyn Singleton pulls out of her driveway in Silver Bay at 1:30 a.m. That's when her work day begins at the Honey Bee Bakery,...
June 3, 2012 - 7:00am
May 22, 2012
Four Northland schools face major changes under new state ratings
Under new student achievement ratings released by the Minnesota Department of Education today, four area schools received designations that will require them to make major changes. Laura MacArthur Elementary School in Duluth and Bay View Elementary School in Proctor are both listed...
May 22, 2012 - 6:01am
April 18, 2012
Floodwood's Bernsdorf strikes out 12 in win over Silver Bay
Floodwood 7, Silver Bay 4 Trevor Bernsdorf held the Mariners to four hits and struck out 12 in the Polar League win at Floodwood.
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
Unbeaten Silver Bay tops Floodwood
Silver Bay 19, Floodwood 5 Marina Carter was 4-for-4 with four RBIs, Katie Smedstad went 3-for-3 with three RBIs and Taylor Guzzo homered as the visiting Mariners cruised to the five-inning Polar League win to improve to 6-0.
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
February 16, 2012
Top-ranked Duluth East earns No. 1 seed in Section 7AA boys hockey playoffs
High school state hockey tournaments could be a Twin Ports affair if seedings hold through the upcoming section playoffs. Top-ranked Duluth East, as expected, was handed the No. 1 seed in Section 7AA on Wednesday and will open with a quarterfinal matchup Tuesday at Heritage Center...
February 16, 2012 - 12:00am
January 18, 2012
North Woods outscores Silver Bay
North Woods 73, Silver Bay 69 The Grizzlies prevailed for their ninth win in 11 games despite 36 points by the Mariners' Luke Thun.
January 18, 2012 - 12:00am
December 6, 2011
Fond du Lac Ojibwe beats Silver Bay
Fond du Lac Ojibwe 78, Silver Bay 68 Kello Brown had 30 points and 15 rebounds, while Trevonte Brown nailed six 3-pointers en route to a 26-point effort in the Ogichida's win at Cloquet. Luke Thun led the Mariners with 36.
December 6, 2011 - 12:00am
November 23, 2011
Hwy. 61 crash victims identified
The names of the two men killed in a two-vehicle crash last Tuesday morning on Minnesota Highway 61 north of Two Harbors have been released. Aaron...
November 23, 2011 - 9:34am